Counting the high cost of the shutdown

In hard dollar figures and longer-term intangibles, Washington’s brinkmanship has hurt everyone else in the country.

So US government staffers are back at work, the debt ceiling has been raised and a quick slide back into recession has been avoided. But the 16-day federal government shutdown has nevertheless cost the world’s largest economy dearly.


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